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    We might not be experts on how to express special feelings for someone, but we know sending them messages that lead to TV channel advertisements ain’t one of the ways to do them.

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    The message indicates that the recipient has a secret admirer and he/she has provided a profile for the recipient to view.

    Below is a screen shot of the ecard website:

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    The link provided uses TinyURL which redirects the user to several random sites times before finally showing the actual website. The funny thing is, there is no profile, just an advertisement.

    The website promotes a software that lets users watch 1,000+ live TV channels around the world for a one-time-payment. Once the user attempts to close the window of the site, a message box will appear and an agent will start “chatting” with the user about the company’s product, offering discounts just to take their offer.

    The spam message is already blocked through the Smart Protection Network.





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